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FINRA Board Looks for Diversity

January 11, 2019

FINRA 360 began in early 2017; it is “a multi-year initiative to process and act upon feedback about how FINRA could do better. Cook has solicited feedback at every turn – internally, from FINRA member firms, from investors and investor advocates and other stakeholders.” According to FINRA’s site.

Crypto MidWeek Buzz: Intercontinental Exchange Attracts $182.5m for its Crypto Futures Platform, U.K. takes Enforcement Actions

January 2, 2019

The year gone by cannot be termed as the best one. With over 90 per cent erosion in total market capitalization, many coins are now struggling to retain value and coins which once looked promising in the boom period, went out of the market. The ICO market also took a backseat in the second half of 2018 with investors reluctant to put any new money to projects.

FINRA Discusses Cyber-security Threats

December 23, 2018

Social engineering or “phishing” attacks are one of the most common cybersecurity threats firms have discussed with FINRA. Phishing attacks may take a variety of forms, but all of them try to convince the recipient to provide information or take an action. Although some phishing emails are distributed to millions of recipients, other attempts are thoroughly researched and carefully customized to reach one or more selected individuals.